Sports Medicine

At South Shore Health's Center for Orthopedics, Spine and Sports Medicine, our goal is to get you back to your active lifestyle as soon as possible. Our experts diagnose and treat athletes of all ages—from high school and professional athletes, to weekend warriors and fitness enthusiasts from all walks of life. 

Many of our physicians are fellowship-trained specialists in sports medicine and include primary care sports physicians. Our physicians are supported by a team of physical therapists including board-certified orthopedic clinical specialists. 

We treat a wide variety of sports-related injuries. Some of the most common include:

  • ACL tear
  • Achilles tendonitis or rupture
  • Ankle sprain
  • Articular cartilage lesions
  • Athletic back pain
  • Bursitis
  • Capsulitis
  • Fracture care
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Knee ligament and tendon tears
  • Meniscus tear
  • Patellar Tendon Tears 
  • PCL injuries
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis or tear
  • Shoulder dislocation / subluxation 
  • Shoulder labral tears
  • Stress fracture
  • Tendinitis, overuse and bursitis 
  • Tennis elbow
  • Wrist sprains and strains

Treatment plans are personalized and depend on your particular sports injury. Whenever possible, our specialists use conservative methods to help you regain strength and mobility and prevent future injury. Some of these techniques include physical therapy, cortisone injections, short-term medications, bracing and vicosupplementation.

Our multi-disciplinary rehabilitation team includes physical and occupational therapists who specialize in treating orthopedic conditions and athletic injuries—from sprain, strains and dislocations, to repetitive stress injuries and ligament tears. We also help those recovering from total hip, knee and shoulder replacement adjust to their new joint and start moving with ease.

If surgery is the best treatment option, the Center for Orthopedic, Spine and Sports Medicine has a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgical center specializing in outpatient musculoskeletal procedures. Our team also includes surgeons with fellowship training in sports medicine.